Mitra Institution, the polling sales space the place West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her household forged their votes from, noticed a muted voter turnout throughout the opening hours of the by-election on Thursday. However, the temper among the many voters had been to “welcome their daughter”.
Till 11am, the voting share in Bhabanipur bypolls stood at is 21.73, amid tight safety.
Trinamool Congress chief Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek are anticipated to reach on the sales space to forged their votes within the afternoon.
Enthusiastic voters had been seen in a queue in Mitra Institution, a state highschool, early within the morning. Sujata Das and her daughter Dipti, neighbours of Trinamool Congress supremo, had been among the many many citizens ready to train their franchise.
“The first thing to do in the morning is to come and cast my vote. For us, ‘didi’ (Banerjee) is not just the Chief Minister, but she is our ‘didi’ (elder sister),” mentioned Dipti, whereas Sujata added that they’ve “seen her grow up” and their vote “is for India”.
Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, who’s taking up Bengal CM Banerjee, additionally visited the sales space on Thursday. Later she alleged that TMC MLA Madan Mitra “shut an EVM to capture” a sales space in Bhabanipur.
The Election Commission has taken word of her grievance and requested administration to look into the matter.
Meanwhile, responding to Tibrewal’s accusation, Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim mentioned, “All these are excuses. They will lose and that’s why they are saying all this.”
On the opposite hand, Left candidate Srijib Biswas, urged the ballot physique to make sure that “there is no ghost voting”.